A special edition of the Premier Edition Voyager Optimus is going to be available in Japan exclusively from 7net. Available as a preorder with or without an advance-purchase movie ticket, Dark Optimus Prime is an iteration of the more screen-accurate Shadow Spark deco style seen on the Hasbro Asia exclusive Leader Class toy.
Basic shots of the toy in robot and vehicle modes are shown, plus a package image. The starting cost for this is 5000 Yen, for toy-only, putting it a little higher than typical Japanese Voyager prices. For more on availability and delivery details, keep reading!
The preorder period begins April 28th, with delivery varying: Movie ticket bundles will be sent out sooner, to make sure purchasers have tickets for opening day; Toy-only orders will be delayed apparently until September 29th – a long wait considering the difference in cost is less than 800 Yen! We expect the movie ticket bundles will be more limited, especially as the toy-only option does not have a specific end to the order window, essentially saying “while supplies last”. By contrast, the movie ticket bundle order cutoff date is August 2nd. Be sure to check with your favorite middleman or import retailer if you want to score one of these!